Roland Tanglao

The Note5 like the S6Edge auto-focus hunts unlike the iPhone6 plus

Never seen this level of auto-focus "hunting" on Nokia or Apple cameraphones! Perhaps it's a chipset thing? Does the G4 or the Sony Z3/Z4 hunt in this way?

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October 06, 2015

iPhone6plus versus Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

There should no contest right?

But somehow the iPhone6 plus has much more consistent auto-focus and colours. Why? Good question. If you know why please tell Samsung thanks bye :-) !

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September 12, 2015

Nikon 1 V2 - Three weeks in France test

surprisingly good except for the GPS taking too much power and making the form factor a bit awkward

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Not surprising actually that the Nikon 1 V2 was fun while in Paris for 3 weeks. Just wish Nikon could build the GPS into the camera and improve its power consumption. Not having to worry about the awkward GPS apps (like the ones from Fuji and Olympus) meant foot lose and fancy free once the GPS locked on! A V4 with everything built in and . . .

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August 16, 2015

Fujifilm Cam Remote works better with iOS than Android

isn't Android's "true" multi-tasking supposed to be better?

The iPhone6 plus pairs very quickly with Fuji's Cam Remote. The S6 Edge didn't; it was noticeably slower and more awkward. Samsung's fault? Android's fault? Who knows but it just goes to show you that theory is different from practice!

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August 16, 2015

Samsung S6 Edge camera is fab

super fast, still not as consistent as iPhone

And the bloatware also makes it slower. Disable the S6's bloatware and you are left with a great camera that can be triggered easily and consistently and super quickly by double clicking the physical button. Bravo Samsung! Now please fix the rest of your really bad software by deleting most of it!

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June 10, 2015

In 2 years digital mirrorless sales will be bigger than DSLR

(according to Steve Huff)

Check back on June 5, 2017! I think Steve is right:

>Mel says:
>I don’t think digital mirrorless will take a lead role over DSLR.
>Not next 10 years. There are too many issues to be fixed.
>Steve Huff says:
>June 5, 2015 at 9:23 am
>I say give it 2 years and it will happen.

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June 06, 2015

20th century cameras:like cell phones set to airplane mode with the WiFi turned off and no apps installed.

hilariously true

via thom hogan. wow so true: "20th century cameras:like cell phones set to airplane mode with the WiFi turned off and no apps installed". I think this should be nailed to the doors of the R&D Labs of Canikon, Ol*mpus, F*ji etc

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April 28, 2015